The Narrative Wars

EP2: Is The Earth a Living Thing? Or a Thing With Living Things On It?

April 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of reactions to surface across the globe. Namely, who to blame and what the chief cause was. Some are saying that this is merely the Earth taking revenge upon us. That we, humans, are the actual virus and must be dealt with accordingly. 

But is that a true statement? Or should we look at this recent reckoning from a different angle? 

These thoughts were catalyzed by a recent interview with Idris Elba, a British actor who had contracted COVID-19, and was giving a statement to the world about his condition and thoughts on why this was happening.